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Small businesses increasingly a target for cybercriminals

NEW YORK (AP) — While small and mid-sized businesses are increasingly targets for cybercriminals, companies are struggling to devote enough resources to protect their technology from attack. That's one of the findings of an annual...

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

DALLAS (AP) — UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making deliveries...

O.K. Carter: Sign of the time: UTA adds an esports certification credential for degreed...

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UT-Arlington’s decision to add a new for-credit esports certification credential to its academic offerings clearly has logic to it, if for no other reason than growing inquiries from students that keep popping up, the...

How to report a possible community, school safety threat in 10 minutes

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Community members can report a potential threat to iWatchTexas via an app, online or over the phone. The resource launched last year, shortly after the shooting at Santa Fe High School.

Fort Worth-based Elbit Systems acquires night vision company for $350M

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Fort Worth-based Elbit Systems of America has bought a night vision technology company for $350 million in cash. Elbit completed the acquisition of Harris Night Vision from L3Harris Technologies on Sept.15. The acquisition was first...

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year,...

Ken Paxton is leading a probe against Google with almost every other attorney general...

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The investigation will look into whether Google is monopolizing the online advertising market.

States led by Texas target Google in new antitrust probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an...

Elliott invests $3.2B in AT&T, seeks changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Activist hedge fund manager Elliott Management is making a new $3.2 billion investment in AT&T and calling for changes at the Dallas-based company such as selling its DirecTV and Mexican...

False claims blur line between mass shootings, 2020 politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that appears to have been computer-generated began spreading baseless information linking the shooter to...